The Institute for Health and Sport (IHES) is one of two flagship research institutes at Victoria University. It addresses real-world problems of local, national and global relevance in health, sport and active living, across four multi-disciplinary research programs.
The achievements of the institute are reflected in Victoria University's extraordinary reputation for sport research, resulting in a world number 7 ranking for sport science education.*
*2022 Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments
The institute has a wide scope, encompassing institutional research in exercise science, active living, chronic disease, biomedical sciences, technology, nursing, community health, psychology, public health, sport performance, sport in society, sport participation and sport business.